What is “free enterprise” and how has it shaped American politics? That’s the topic of today’s episode with Lawrence Glickman, author of Free Enterprise: An American History. He spends the hour unpacking the history, narrative, and myth of free enterprise—and how it has shaped our common sense and political attitudes since the New Deal—with guest […]
Is the global economy slowing down? Are we headed for another deep recession? What might that mean as the global environmental crisis accelerates unimpeded? On this hour of radio, Allen explores these questions with economic historian David McNally. David McNally is the Cullen Distinguished Professor of History and Business at the University of Houston and Director […]
With back-to-school season in full swing, we turn our attention to school immunizations for today’s episode. Our guest is Sarah Hughes, immunization coordinator with Public Health Madison & Dane County, who answers a host of listener calls about the vaccination schedule for K–12 students, healthcare access for low-income communities, the public controversy around vaccination, and […]
Jan talks with Araceli Esparza, Communications and Marketing Director at Community Shares of Wisconsin, as well as the winners of the 2019 Change-Maker awards, Talib Akbar, Ginger Beier, and Ruth Schmidt about the work they’ve done making the community stronger and better.
Last year, one in five U.S. high school students reported vaping the previous month, according to a survey conducted by the CDC. Vaping is on the rise—and so are vaping-related hospitalizations. Why are so many teens vaping? What are the health effects? And why have cities around the country been issuing warnings to stop vaping […]
On this episode, Patty talks to conservationist Tony Juniper for an in-depth view of rainforests throughout the world. He discusses his latest book, Rainforest: Dispatches from Earth’s Most Vital Frontlines, and what we need to consider as we work toward the conservation and restoration of the rainforests. Tony Juniper is the Executive Director for Advocacy […]